On Thursday, McLaren announced that it had created a mini yet functional kid-friendly electric supercar complete with a working infotainment system, an "autonomous driving" mode, and butterfly doors.

Practical tips

It’s summertime and you will soon be motoring towards your holiday destination. For happy, safe motoring, don’t improvise and make the most of the ViaMichelin app.

Travel routes

Between Nice and Menton the mountains plunge sharply down to the sea. Running along these heights are three famous routes: the Grande Corniche, the Moyenne Corniche and the Basse Corniche. The first affords the most stunning views, climbing to 1,476ft/450m. The second offers beautiful vistas along the shore; while the third provides access to the coastal resorts.